|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1911|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 2005|
Ruth Behrens, age 94, of Yorkville, IL, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2005 at the Hillside Healthcare Center in Yorkville, IL. Born June 29, 1911 in Yorkville, IL the daughter of Henry & Julia (Avert) Schale.
Ruth united in marriage on February 12, 1933 in Yorkville, IL, to Herbert A. Behrens. They spent 69 happy years of their lives together, until his passing on February 20, 2002. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who will be deeply missed by her family and many friends.
Ruth was a lifelong member of Cross Lutheran Church in Yorkville, IL. She was also a member of the Kendall County Farm Bureau and the Alters Guild and Ladies Aid.
Survived by her children, Leo (Lisha) Behrens of West Chicago, IL, Herbert (Nancy) Behrens of Yorkville, IL, James (Judith) Behrens of Bristol, IL and Joan (Don) Benson of Montgomery, IL; her grandchildren, Andrew, (Jennifer) Behrens of Chicago, IL, James Behrens of Iron Mountain, MI, Patricia Behrens of Montgomery, IL, Herbert (Kim) Behrens of Carol Stream, IL, Joy Behrens-Toma of Bristol, IL, Edie (Kevin) Harr of Chapel Hill, NC, Deena (Russell) Sherman of Los Angeles, CA, Daniel (Julie) Benson of Oswego, IL and Amy (Andrew) Marshall of Earlville, IL; 16 Great-grandchildren; and her niece, Roberta (Larry) Jones of NC.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Julia Schale; husband, Herbert A. Behrens; sister, Hilda Stucki; and great granddaughter, Hannah Behrens.
Funeral Services will be held 10 AM Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at Cross Lutheran Church in Yorkville, IL. Interment will follow in the Cross Lutheran Church Cemetery,Yorkville, IL.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 PM, on Monday, August 8, 2005 at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Pkwy, Yorkville, IL.
The Behrens family would like to give a special thanks to Mary Keller of the Vitas Hospice and Virginia
Sampson, Ruth's caregiver and friend, for all the care and compassion that they have shown.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes, For Info: (630) 553-7611.
Herbert A Behrens (1909 - 2002)*
Joan Behrens Benson (1940 - 2015)*
Cross Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Aug 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11495372
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